Posset Pot with Raven's Head Seal

Object Name: 
Posset Pot with Raven's Head Seal

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Object Name: 
Posset Pot with Raven's Head Seal
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 8.8 cm, W: 13 cm, D: 9 cm
On Display
about 1676-1677
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Double Handled Posset Cup. Colorless lead glass; blown, pattern-molded. Straight-sided bucket bowl with rounded, gadrooned base; pair of applied loop handles with curled attachments at the bottom; applied S-shaped spout with applied raven's-head impressed seal at the base; rough pontil mark.
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Corning Museum of Glass
Changing Exhibitions Gallery
Liquid Refreshment: 2000 Years of Drinks and Drinking Glasses
Corning Museum of Glass 1993-04-24 through 1994-12-31
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass
Yokohama Museum of Art 1992-10-12 through 1992-12-13
The England of William Penn, 1644-1718
Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University 1982-09-08 through 1982-10-31
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23
Glass of the Alchemists: Lead Crystal-Gold Ruby, 1650-1750 (2008) illustrated, p. 172, #21; BIB# 103865
Treasures from The Corning Museum of Glass (1992) illustrated, p. 82, #76; BIB# 35679
English Glass from the Strauss Collection (1980-04) p. 310, fig. 1; BIB# AI7962
Important Acquisitions from the Strauss Collection (1980) illustrated, p. 109, #33;
George Ravenscroft: New Light on the Development of His 'Christalline Glasses' (1968) p. 167, #G. 1;
George Ravenscroft and His Contributions to English Glassmaking (1967-12) p. 825, #6;
Some Pre-Ravenscroft Glasses (1950-05) p. 88, #1;
Annus Mirabilis (1949-12) p. 16, #27;